UN Day Celebration

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Monday October 28, 2019
      5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: The Bill Moore Student Success Center at Georgia Tech, 225 North Avenue NW, Atlanta, GA 30332
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  • Fee(s):
    Free. Please RSVP at una-atlanta-unday2019.eventbrite.com
  • Extras:
    Free food
Contact

Dr. Sebnem Ozkan
AGSC Associate Director
sebnem.ozkan@gatech.edu

 

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Join UNA-Atlanta and the Atlanta Global Studies Center as we celebrate the 74th anniversary of the United Nations. Learn how #climatechange is impacting various industries and what solutions are being implemented. Learn about the UN’s SDGs.

Full Summary: Join UNA-Atlanta and the Atlanta Global Studies Center as we celebrate the 74th anniversary of the United Nations. Attendees will learn how #climatechange is impacting various industries and what solutions are being implemented. Learn about the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals from various perspectives, including private companies, nonprofits, universities, and K-12 students.

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UN Day Celebration

Monday, October 28, 2019 | 5-8 pm

The Bill Moore Student Success Center at Georgia Tech
225 North Avenue NW, Atlanta, GA 30332

5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Registration and Reception -- at Hall of Success
6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Panel discussions and award ceremony at Clary Theatre

RSVP at una-atlanta-unday2019.eventbrite.com

Join UNA-Atlanta and the Atlanta Global Studies Center as we celebrate the 74th anniversary of the United Nations. Attendees will learn how #climatechange is impacting various industries and what solutions are being implemented. Learn about the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals from various perspectives, including private companies, nonprofits, universities, and K-12 students.

Keynote Speakers:

- John Lanier, Executive Director of Ray C. Anderson Foundation
- Beril Toktay, Director of Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business & Chair and Professor of Operations Management in Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech
Anna Westerstahl Stenport, Chair and Professor, School of Modern Languages, Founding co-Director, The Atlanta Global Studies Center at Georgia Tech

Panelists:

- Peluchi Flores, Director of STEAM, Atlanta International School
- Na’taki Osborne Jelks, Co-founder/Board Chairperson, West Atlanta Watershed Alliance
- Venkatesh Kini, Co-founder & COO, Ubuntoo
- Alyson Laura, Faculty Member, U.S. Green Building Council
- Ande Noktes, Head of School, Midtown International School
- Legna Perez, Senior Associate Operations and Protocol, United Nations Foundation
- Leonard Robinson, Co-founder, Sustainable Smyrna
- Sandra Switzer, Director of Sustainability, The Lovett School
- Shane Totten, Director of Education and Research, The Southface Institute
- Nalat Phanit Black, UNSDGs Committee Director, UNA-USA Atlanta Chapter

Sponsored by:
United Nations Association of the United States of America - Atlanta Chapter
Atlanta Global Studies Center (AGSC)
Scheller College of Busines Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business
Serve-Learn-Sustain at Georgia Tech
Rergional Center of Expertise (RCE)-Greater Atlanta 

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
No
Groups

Atlanta Global Studies Center (AGSC), Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, School of Modern Languages, Serve-Learn-Sustain

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
Categories
Conference/Symposium
Keywords
sustainability, UN, UN SDGs, united nations
Status
  • Created By: aozkan30
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Oct 9, 2019 - 10:27pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 9, 2019 - 10:46pm